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Radiography

Michael White, M.P.A., M. ED., RT (R)(T)(CT)

Program Director
 

Careers in Radiography

The Radiography Program provides knowledge and skill development in the art and science of producing quality radiographs for diagnosis and treatment of disease. Career advancement for experienced Radiologic Technologists with further education can lead to positions in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computerized Tomography and Mammography. Students may matriculate through an institution of higher learning to earn a baccalaureate degree. The program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. 74% (119/161) of the students enrolled in the program the past five years have successfully completed. The program has demonstrated an 88% (104/118) ARRT national certification exam pass rate for the past five years. 100% (95/95) of the graduates surveyed the last five years find employment within 1 year of graduation. The average salary for an entry level radiographer is $22 per hour. Salary is based on size and location of the medical facility. The chart below is illustrates student data collected from the past 5 years:                                            

Certification
The Radiography Program prepares students to become certified and licensed Radiographers. Certification is granted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists upon successful completion of the national board examination and licensure is granted by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. The program uses the American Society of Radiologic Technologists’ Curriculum Guide.

Accreditation
Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304
E-mail: mail@jrcert.org
 http://www.jrcert.org

Admission Requirements
Admission is competitive. In order to be considered for Admission to the Radiography Associate Degree Program, a student must: 

  • Be at least 18 years of age. 
  • Have at least a 2.5 CGPA. 
  • Submit all official transcripts from colleges outside of City College of Chicago to the MXC Office of Registrar Services. 
  • Complete the following prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better: Mathematics 118 or higher, Biology 116, and HeaPro 102.
    • If a student has earned a grade of “C” or above in Biology 121, the student must also earn a grade of “C” or above in Biology 226 and Biology 227 to meet the Biology requirement ​​ 
Note: Additional criteria for admission may be required. Please see your Academic Advisor on your campus to discuss all admissions requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Radiography degree program. Download and view the semester map above.    

Physical Requirements Needed for Successful Performance in the Clinical Area     
A person working in the field as a radiographer may be required to perform many extraneous and laborious tasks. Patient care in the clinical area requires excellent communication and language skills.  

Therefore all students must be able to:        

  • Stand on their feet for approximately 8 hours. 
  • Push and/or pull patients with weights that may exceed 200 lbs. 
  • Communicate in English well enough so that you can be understood by others, and others can understand you. 
  • Execute both hand and pedal dexterity. 
  • Give directions and respond to patient requests. 
  • Operate portable equipment. 
  • Visually critique a film. 
  • Exhibit good hearing ability and is able to exercise good body mechanics. 
  • Lift and carry various accessory equipment.    

​​​Application Period:  Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 application is currently open to all qualified applicants. 

For eligible applicants; click the link below to the Radiography application:  

   

 
 

Faculty & Staff

Name Email Phone Room
Michael White mwhite@ccc.edu (312) 850-7373 2103P
Paulette La Bon plabon@ccc.edu (312) 850-7211 2103 007
Quantanna Owens-Cherry qowens@ccc.edu (312) 850-7809 2103 002
Stephanie Tarr starr@ccc.edu (312) 850-7374 2103 010
Dandcee Kittivanichkulkrai dkittivanichkulkrai@ccc.edu (312) 850-5491 2103 011
Jean Puthenpurackal jputhenpurackal@ccc.edu (312) 850-7254 2103 004
Selva Hobart shobart@ccc.edu (312) 850-7138 2103 003

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Contact Information

Phone: 
(312) 850-7373
Fax: 
 
1900 W. Jackson Blvd.
Room 3419
Chicago, IL 60612
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Hours

Mondays – Thursdays
8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

Events

Sep 01
Sep 1
- Jan 9

Publications